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You Can't Make This Stuff Up
Kevin Kerr
December 29, 2008
No, you really can't. From a point guard's fruit-related injury to a third baseman's wimpy delivery, it's been another sublime year for the ridiculous
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December 29, 2008

You Can't Make This Stuff Up

No, you really can't. From a point guard's fruit-related injury to a third baseman's wimpy delivery, it's been another sublime year for the ridiculous

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That's why they call it a team support

Yankees slugger Jason Giambi admitted that he wears a gold lam´┐Ż thong to get out of hitting slumps. Derek Jeter confirmed that he also donned the slump buster, as did Johnny Damon. "I was 0 for 32 and hit a homer on the first pitch," said Jeter. "That's the only time I've ever worn it."

That's Mark with a k, Reynolds with an e

Mark Reynolds, the Arizona Diamondbacks' third baseman, led the major leagues in both strikeouts (204, an alltime record) and errors (34).

And you thought Federer was a master of spin

Returning from a two-year doping suspension, Sesil Karatancheva of Bulgaria remarked, "I was the one that had the longest penalty in the history of women's tennis.... I hold the record. You know it's good to hold records, no matter what. There's nothing to be sad about, really."

And our dumplings are abort retry fail

A Beijing restaurant, preparing for English-speaking Olympics fans, ran its name through a translation website and put the result above the door: TRANSLATE SERVER ERROR.

Nice grab. Loved you in Clerks II

After Panthers tight end Dante Rosario caught a game-winning touchdown pass to beat San Diego on Sept. 7, Fox Sports, broadcasting the game, ran a graphic informing viewers that the catch had been made by Rosario Dawson.

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